A current or previous dating or marital relationship shall not be sufficient to constitute consent where consent is at issue in a prosecution under Section 261, 262, 286, 288a, or 289.Nothing in this section shall affect the admissibility of evidence or the burden of proof on the issue of consent. In prosecutions under Section 261, 262, 286, 288a, or 289, in which consent is at issue, evidence that the victim suggested, requested, or otherwise communicated to the defendant that the defendant use a condom or other birth control device, without additional evidence of consent, is not sufficient to constitute consent.
The Statutory Rape Vertical Prosecution Unit of the Stanislaus County District Attorneys Office is an integral part of a concerted effort on the part of our citizens to reduce teen pregnancy. Lungren (1997) 16 Cal.4th 307, did not confer upon children the right to engage in consensual sexual intercourse."While we do not ignore the reality that many California teenagers are sexually active, that fact alone does not establish that minors have a right to privacy to engage in sexual intercourse.The Average Age difference between the teen victim and the adult defendant in cases filed by the District Attorney is 7years 9months.Men over 20 are responsible for 5 times as many births among junior high school girls.You can report any knowledge of Statutory Rape to local Law Enforcement or to the District Attorney's Statutory Rape Vertical Prosecution Unit. From: ( A juvenile court petition was filed alleging that a 16-year-old boy had sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old female.
The number of Teenage Pregnancies has declined every year in Stanislaus County since the Statutory Rape Vertical Prosecution unit was started. The petition alleged the child engaged in statutory and forcible rape.Studies show that when it comes to crimes of a personal and sexual nature one attorney handling all aspects of the case, from charging through sentencing, increases effectiveness in understanding the dynamics of each particular case and the needs of each victim. 3 of 4 births to High School girls are fathered by adults.Men over 25 account for twice as many teen births as boys under 18 years old.Updates 04-2001: From District Attorney ( What is Statutory Rape?Statutory Rape is unlawful sexual intercourse with someone under the age of 18. Vertical Prosecution means one prosecutor handling the case from issuance to final disposition. We are evaluating each case independently to determine if criminal charges are appropriate. California has the highest teen birth rate in the U. Every 8 minutes, a teenager in California has a baby.The average age difference between the victim and the defendant in cases reported in Stanislaus County is over 6 years. The child appealed, contending that Penal Code section 261.5 was unconstitutional, both facially and as applied to him.